NEW DELHI, March 14 (Xinhua) -- A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Tuesday, a senior official said.
However, there have been no reports of any casualty or damage to properties, he said.
"The quake occurred at a point of 6.4 degrees north latitude and 92.2 degrees east longitude in Nicobar Islands. The epicentre was in the Nicobar islands region," the official said.
However, the quake did not trigger a tsunami warning.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven central government-controlled territories of India, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.
The territory is 150 km north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by the Andaman Sea.
It comprises of two island groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 10th parallel north.